Effective Oral Briefings

Course Length: 6hrs (1 Day)

Oral briefings are used in the government and private sectors to provide much needed information in a concise and efficient manner.
The purpose of this course is to present effective practices for creating and delivering briefing notes to your audience. The focus is on both style and context, as well as communication and delivery skills development.

Course Objectives:
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Define the need for oral briefings
- Identify and establish the needs of their audience
- Create and develop the right message
- Draft and prepare the message
- Deliver the briefing

Target Student:
This course is designed for anyone required to create and/or deliver oral briefings in the scope of their day to day work.

Section 1: Why Write Briefing Notes?

Identify your target audience
Captivate and communicate your message clearly

Section 2: Clear Writing Tips and Practices
Common errors to avoid
Using clear and concise phrases
Information correctly applied

Section 3: Draft and Prepare the Message
Organizing your thoughts
Keeping your outline simple
Create logical development of material
Practical value made clear

Section 4: Presenting Your Oral Briefing
Correct modulation
Visual contact and facial expressions
Overcoming nervousness with poise